The Bucharest Gaming Week’s related events program (4-7 December) brings gamers and gaming industry professionals 4 days of activities dedicated to the phenomenon throughout Bucharest.
Among the most important related events of the week are the Art Exhibition in Video Made in RO and Gamers Film Week .
The opening of the Art Exhibition in Video Made in RO will be held on Tuesday, December 4 at 19:00 at the Goethe-Institut, 32th Pavilion (Dorobanti Street 32). The exhibition, which will be open until Saturday, December 8th, aims to highlight the talents of Romanian artists who create in gaming studios in Romania, emphasizing once again that video games are cultural products as the video game industry is part of the industries creative. The audience will be able to admire over 25 works for Romanian games such as Door Kickers Action Squad and Door Kickers 2, Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure, Unbound, Yaga, Second Hand: Frankie’s Revenge or Outcast Oddysey.
The exhibiting artists will be Adrian Crucean, Elias Frost and Andi Bogaciev (KillHouse Games), Liviu Boar (Stuck In Attic), Olga Ciob (Alien Pixel Studios & Square Heads Games), Flaviu Haitonic & Alexandru Munteanu (Breadcrumbs Interactive) Gabriel Tanko (Rikodu) and Alexandra Ujeucă and Cosmin Genete (Bandai Namco).
In the same space, the Goethe-Institut organizes a game music party on Friday from 22:00. The party will feature Patric Catani in the center, presenting the latest soundtracks for BattleBlock Theater and Pit People and Minus (Daniel Stanciu) that will be used in his Gameboy / Nanoloop mix, Digitone and Volca synthesizer from Korg.
The exhibition and party are part of the Goethe-Institut series dedicated to the Games & Gaming sphere, exploring the social relevance of the phenomenon. Another two events organized by the institute this year were the “Game Heroes” concert, in which the National Radio Orchestra interpreted music from video games and “Games and Politics,” an exhibition and game- based jam that tackles political issues.
During the Grand Cinema & More Gamers Movie Week, fans of the esports phenomenon can see or review some of the most beloved video-inspired movies or documentaries on the life of professional sports professional players in the Baneasa Shopping City cinema. The films will run from Tuesday to Friday, starting at 11:00 and the entrance is free.
Tuesday, December 4: Free To Play (2014) – A movie produced by Valve, Free to Play follows the lives of three young professional Dota 2 players: Benedict “hyhy” Lim, Danil “Dendi” Ishutin and Clinton “Fear” Loomis who attended The International, the world’s most famous and lucrative eSports tournament, with $ 1,000,000 awards.
Wednesday, December 5: Warcraft. The Beginning (2016 ) – Inspired by the famous video game franchise, Warcraft is directed by Duncan Jones, the author of the acclaimed Moon and Source Code movies. In Warcraft, terrible struggles shake the planet Azeroth, for people have to face the orcs to tilt once and for all the balance of a millennial confrontation. With King Llane Wrynn and Queen Taria on his side, Anduin must do everything in his power to get mankind to win the war.
Thursday, December 6th : The Pursuit of Esports Glory (2015) – The film documents the stunning growth of the esports phenomenon in recent years, following several League of Legends professional teams on their way to the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship .
Friday, December 7: Assassin’s Creed (2016) – Called Tragedy at an early age, Cal Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is a capital punishment convict who receives an unexpected chance of living due to the mysterious activities of Abstergo Industries. Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks the genetic memories in his DNA, Cal is sent back in time and begins to acquire the physical capabilities and knowledge necessary to demolish the oppressive organization of the Templar Knights at present.
The Bucharest Gaming Week’s central event will take place at Romexpo, Pavilion B, on December 8-9, and provides visitors with a host of activities and tournaments, bringing gamers to the same place as partners and exhibitors, youtubers loved by the community gaming and passionate players.